BOSCH, Hieronymus
(b. ca. 1450, 's-Hertogenbosch, d. 1516, 's-Hertogenbosch)

Mankind Beset by Devils (reverse of Rebel Angels panel)

Oil on panel, diameter 32,4 cm (each)
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

There are two panels in Rotterdam thought to have belonged to a triptych the central panel of which is lost. The panel are painted both sides, the obverse sides representing the Fall of the Rebel Angels and Noah's Ark on Mount Ararat, respectively, while on the reverse sides two tondos each representing scenes of Mankind Beset by Devils.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 13 minutes):
Luigi Boccherini: Symphony in D minor (The House of the Devil